[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When we did our initial hands-on video of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930 Smartphone the booth was swamped and it was tough to record a decent video up, so we went back for seconds during the BlackBerry World opening reception and spent some quality time on the device. After getting a quick demo of NFC on the Bold 9930 and firing up a web browser...

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[ youtube video link for mobile vewing ] Following up our BlackBerry Bold Touch Hands-On and NFC Demo videos, we decided it was time to put the newly-announced BlackBerry Bold Touch up against the good ole BlackBerry Bold 9780 to see how things stack up in the web browsing department. With its 1.2GHz processor and running BlackBerry 7, RIM tells us the browsing experience is approximately...

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New BlackBerry PlayBook ad - Why can't every tablet do that?

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Another new ad for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been added to the BlackBerry YouTube page, although we've not seen it air on as of yet -- it's a pretty awesome video that oddly enough, shows off some clips of the upcoming Thor movie as well. Have a look, drop some comments in the forums or on the post and let us know your thoughts. With a new...

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NFC Video Demo on the BlackBerry Bold 9930!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Following up our first hands-on of the new BlackBerry Bold 9900, we re-visited the experience room at BlackBerry World to get a closer look at some of the first touchscreen Bold's features. In this video we take a look at NFC. This is the first BlackBerry Smartphone to support NFC, or Near Field Communication, which is a short-range wireless...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Mobile Tour - Get up close and personal with the BlackBerry PlayBook

If you've not had the chance to pick up and play with a BlackBerry PlayBook then you may be in luck. RIM  has announced the BlackBerry PlayBook Mobile Tour which kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, May 3rd from 9 AM to 5 PM, in New York’s Herald Square (Broadway and 34th Street). The PlayBook Mobile Tour is a tractor trailer completely outfitted to create an immersive PlayBook experience. Visitors...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Photo Gallery

BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Photo Gallery

In addition to our hands-on video we have a simple collection of BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 photos for your viewing pleasure. This is one sweet device and the pictures don't do it justice - you really do have to see it live and up close. This is RIM's thinnest device to date and with its all-around stainless steel bezel, full QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen, the BlackBerry Bold Touch is...

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CrackBerry Coverage goes to Orlando this week for BlackBerry World 2011!

CrackBerry Coverage goes to Orlando this week for BlackBerry World 2011!

Bla1ze, Kevin, Adam... if you see us wandering around BBWorld be sure to yell CrackBerry! BlackBerry World 2011 is now upon us, and as you've probably figured out from all of the live coverage today, the CrackBerry team is live on location in Orlando reporting back all the news. BlackBerry World technically kicks off tomorrow, May 3rd, but today was press day and RIM made a whack load of...

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Some of the technical details behind video chat on the BlackBerry PlayBook

While the General Session for BlackBerry World has yet to take place, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer Research In Motion, Mike Lazaridis has been dropping plenty of details about upcoming services launching on the BlackBerry PlayBook -- stopping just short of divulging to much right away. One of the services discussed was Video Chat for the PlayBook, where Mike dropped the following...

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.0.3 update details - BBM, Video Chat and more

BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.0.3 update details - BBM, Video Chat and more

We heard earlier today that a new OS update for the BlackBerry PlayBook would be made available as early tonight and now we have some details as to just what will be included in the new software. OS 1.0.3 will include both the much anticipated video chat as well as BBM (via Bridge). Document editing via Bridge is a new feature that will allow users to edit documents stored on your phone via...

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Gist - Now available for the BlackBerry Torch

Gist - Now available for the BlackBerry Torch

It wasn't all that long ago now that RIM acquired the social CRM, online contact management service -- Gist. Now, here we are only a few months later and Gist has just announced the release of their BlackBerry application. While limited to just the BlackBerry Torch for now, Gist is available in BlackBerry App World for download. So, what can you do with Gist for BlackBerry? Use Gist for...

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Wikitude augmented reality browser comes pre-loaded on the new BlackBerry Bold 9900

You may or may not have heard of Wikitude but -- if you have plans on picking up a new BlackBerry Bold 9900 then you're going to start seeing a lot of the their augmented reality application. Wikitude will come pre-loaded on the device when it launches. Right now, we've not had a chance to go hands-on with the app but here is what Wikitude had to say about the launch: “The Wikitude team...

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Free Scrapbook app now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

Free Scrapbook app now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

We learned back in February that The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) was working on a fun Scrapbook app for the BlackBerry PlayBook, and it was finally released today at BlackBerry World Conference! With this app you can easily transform your pictures into playful scrapbook style pages with the use of wallpapers, stickers, and text, and then browse or display them in a "clothes line" style layout....

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CrackBerry Contest: Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930!!!

CrackBerry Contest: Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930!!!

OK CrackBerry Nation... here's your FIRST CHANCE to win a FREE BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930 (your choice!) from CrackBerry.com. In honor of Research In Motion's official Bold 9900/9930 announcement, we're going to give a lucky reader the chance to win a the phone for FREE along with $100 of free BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com. To Enter: Just login to CrackBerry...

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BlackBerry Messenger v5.0.3.22 now rolling out through BlackBerry App World

In what is likely the first of a few updates to come over the next few days, BlackBerry Messenger version 5.0.3.22 is now available in BlackBerry App World -- of course, anyone in the BlackBerry Beta Zone has a higher version currently but if you're not really into dealing with beta bugs, go ahead and fire up BlackBerry App World as the update should be showing for most users. If not, just wait...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to T-Mobile later this year!

BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to T-Mobile later this year!

With the announcement of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes confirmation from T-Mobile that they will indeed be making the device available to their customers. Sadly, no official date has been set as of yet or pricing terms but for some folks, just knowing T-Mobile is adding it to their line-up will be enough to hold them over. Of course, we expect other carriers to make their announcements as...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Hands-On Video and First Impressions

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * Update: We've posted more hands-on videos below. Check them out!!! * OK, so the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Experience Room at BlackBerry World is a zoo right now, but I just managed to spend a few minutes of hands-on time with RIM's newest Bold and all I can say is wow wow WOW WOW WOW. For anybody out there who wants a Smartphone with a front-...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 promo video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We haven't seen a full-fledged promo video from RIM yet on the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930, but there is a short video playing around here at BlackBerry World. Nothing special in this one, just a quick 360 of the device along with a few of the top specs. If you're itching to get your hands on one, this gives you a good view of the device and...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Cases and Accessories

BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Cases and Accessories

* August 2011 Update: BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Cases and Accessories are now shipping from ShopCrackBerry.com! Choose from the selection below: BlackBerry Bold 9900 Cases BlackBerry Bold 9900 Most Popular Accessories BlackBerry Bold 9900 New to Store BlackBerry Bold 9930 Cases BlackBerry Bold 9930 Most Popular Accessories BlackBerry...

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